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Hugg Family History

Hugg Name Meaning

English: variant of Hug . This form of the surname is now rare in Britain.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Hug, Hugh, Hogg, Mugg, Chugg, Huge, Hagg, Hugo, Sugg, Bugg

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Where is the Hugg family from?

You can see how Hugg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hugg family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hugg families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Hugg families living in New Jersey. This was about 36% of all the recorded Hugg's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Hugg families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hugg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hugg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hugg. 24% of Hugg men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Hugg women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hugg were Farm Laborer and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
  • Housewife
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Hugg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hugg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 719 immigration records available for the last name Hugg. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hugg. For the veterans among your Hugg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hugg lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Hugg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Hugg in 1948 was 33, and 78 in 2004.

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